Famous South Korean K-Pop Singers

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 1 Jungkook

Jungkook
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Famous As: Lead vocalist of the South Korean musical band, Bangtan Boys
Birthdate: September 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean

One of the most loved South Korean celebrities, Jungkook is the lead vocalist, dancer and rapper of the extremely popular South Korean musical band BTS. The charismatic and talented artist joined BTS in 2013 and has since then entertained audience with his songs, videos and live performances. Jungkook has also done solo projects and appeared in many TV shows.

 2 Kim Taehyung

Kim Taehyung
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Famous As: Pop Singer
Birthdate: December 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

Kim Tae-hyung is a South Korean singer, actor, and songwriter. He is best known for his association with the popular boy group BTS, for which he is a vocalist. Renowned for his baritone singing voice, Kim is regarded as a role model by other Korean artists like Younghoon, Jaehyun, Byun Hyun-min, Yeosang, Jungseung, Mingi, and Yunmin.

 3 Jimin

Jimin
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 4 Jennie

Jennie
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

South Korean singer and rapper, Jennie, became popular as a member of the girl group Blackpink. She decided to pursue a career in music when she was a teenager. After being active in the music industry for a few years, she gained international fame after being selected for Blackpink. She has since embarked on a solo career as well.

 5 Kim Seok-jin

Kim Seok-jin
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

As a member of the popular South Korean boy band BTS, Kim Seok-jin is idolized in Korea and drooled over by girls across Asia. One of the most popular singer-songwriters in Korea, Kim Seok-jin is popular for his falsetto voice. Also a well-known philanthropist, Kim is a UNICEF Honors Club inductee.

 6 Suga

Suga
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: March 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean
Min Yoon-gi, or Suga, gained fame as part of the South Korean pop band BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, the first K-pop group to earn a Billboard award. His first solo mixtape was featured at the third spot of Billboard's World Albums Chart. Suga has also written many tracks.

 7 IU

IU
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South Korean
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 8 J-Hope

J-Hope
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Korean

J-Hope is a South Korean rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He gained international recognition as one of the members of the popular boy band BTS. Also a well-known philanthropist, J-Hope has donated 250 million Korean won to an organization called Child Fund Korea. His career and humanitarian efforts have made him an idol in Korea.

 9 Kim Jong-hyun

Kim Jong-hyun
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South Korean
Died: December 18, 2017

Kim Jong-hyun was a South Korean record producer, singer-songwriter, author, and radio host. Kim was the principal vocalist of the popular boy band Shinee before he committed suicide at the age of 27. In 2018, his family members established the Shiny Foundation in an attempt to help struggling young artists.

 10 Kai

Kai
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Famous As: Singer, Actors
Birthdate: January 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

Kim Jong-in, better known as Kai, soared to stardom as part of the South Korean-Chinese boy band EXO. A trained dancer, he won the S.M. Youth Best Contest at 13. He later began performing as part of the K-pop supergroup SuperM. He also went solo with a mini-album later.

 11 Cha Eun-woo

Cha Eun-woo
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 30, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South Korean

Cha Eun-woo is a South Korean model, actor, and singer. He achieved popularity as part of the famous boy band Astro. His popularity increased after playing Do Kyung-seok in a television series titled Gangnam Beauty, after which he was named in GQ Korea magazine's Men of the Year list in 2018.

 12 Kim Hyuna

Kim Hyuna
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

South Korean singer and model Kim Hyun-ah, better known as Hyuna, gained fame as a member of Wonder Girls and 4Minute. With the launch of her solo career, she delivered hits such as Ice Cream and became the first female K-pop artist with 100 million views for a YouTube video.

 13 Do Kyung-soo

Do Kyung-soo
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Famous As: K-Pop Singer
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

South Korean singer and actor, Do Kyung-soo, is best known for his association with the South Korean-Chinese boy group, Exo. Interested in singing from primary school, he joined Exo in 2012. As an actor, he has appeared in many TV shows and films. In 2019, he enlisted as an active duty soldier for his mandatory military service.

 14 Onew

Onew
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

South Korean singer/actor of Shinee fame, Onew has recently made headlines for his return to music after his mandatory military service. Slapped with a sexual harassment case once, he later apologized, and the case was dropped. His reunion with Shinee was marked by the 2021 album Don't Call Me.

 15 Sunmi

Sunmi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South Korean

 16 Tiffany Hwang

Tiffany Hwang
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American, South Korean

 17 Im Yoon-ah

Im Yoon-ah
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

Im Yoon-ah is a South Korean actress and singer best known for her association with Girls' Generation, one of the most popular South Korean girl groups. Also a popular actress with several awards under her belt, Yoon-ah has established herself as one of the top Hallyu stars. In 2016, she was named in Forbes magazine's Asia's 30 under 30 list.

 18 Seo Kang-joon

Seo Kang-joon
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Famous As: Singer & Actor
Birthdate: October 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean
South Korean actor and singer Seo Kang-joon is best known as part of the actors’ group 5urprise. He soared to fame with series such as Cheese in the Trap, Entourage, and Are You Human Too? The KBS Drama Award-winning artist has also appeared on the Netflix show Busted!

 19 Lee Dong-hae

Lee Dong-hae
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

South Korean actor Lee Dong-hae soared to fame with the K-pop band Super Junior. Fans have also loved him on shows and films such as Skip Beat! and The Youth. He has been romantically linked with celebrities such as Jessica Jung and has also appeared on a Chinese postage stamp.

 20 Han Seung-yeon

Han Seung-yeon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: South Korean

 21 Lee Seung-gi

Lee Seung-gi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

Lee Seung-gi is a South Korean actor, host, and singer. Dubbed the Triple Treat entertainer, Seung-gi was named in Forbes' Korea Power Celebrity list in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2015. One of the top Hallyu stars, Lee Seung-gi is also one of the most popular celebrity endorsers and commercial models in South Korea. 

 22 Kim Yugyeom

Kim Yugyeom
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Famous As: K-Pop Singer
Birthdate: November 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean

 23 Jeon Hye-bin

Jeon Hye-bin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 24 Soyou

Soyou (Kang Ji-hyun)
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

 25 Baek Ji-young

Baek Ji-young
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 25, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South Korean

South Korean singer Baek Ji-young has been active in the entertainment world for more than two decades. Her debut album was a hit, and she followed it up with the quick release of her second album. She has won several awards, including the Best Female Artist and Best OST at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.

 26 Taeyang

Taeyang
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Famous As: K-Pop Singer
Birthdate: May 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: South Korean
South Korean singer Taeyang gained recognition after appearing in Jinusean's music video A-yo. He then became part of the boy band Big Bang and later launched his solo career. He is the highest-ranking Korean soloist on the Billboard chart and is known for tracks such as Eyes, Nose, Lips.

 27 Jeongyeon

Jeongyeon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean

 28 Shin Won-ho

Shin Won-ho
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 23, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 29 Joshua Hong

Joshua Hong
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American, South Korean

 30 Park Yoo-chun

Park Yoo-chun
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

K-pop star Park Yoo-chun made headlines in 2019, he was fined and sentence to a 2-year probation for consuming drugs. Also popular as Micky Yoochun, he has made a name for himself as part of the bands JYJ and TVXQ. Fans also loved him in series such as Miss Ripley.

 31 Lee Tae-min

Lee Tae-min
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: July 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean
South Korean singer/actor Lee Tae-min gained fame as part of the group Shinee. He came to be known as the “Idol’s Idol” and soon launched his solo career, delivering hits such as Danger. He also starred in the comedy Tae-Hee, Hye-Kyo, Ji-Hyun and later joined the K-pop supergroup SuperM

 32 Yesung

Yesung
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: August 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean

Yesung is a South Korean singer, actor, songwriter, MC, and radio personality. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band Super Junior and its subgroups Super Junior-H and Super Junior-K.R.Y. Over the years, Yesung has made immense contributions to the entertainment industry by recording songs for various movies and television dramas.

 33 Park Cho-rong

Park Cho-rong
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean

 34 Nayeon

Nayeon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: South Korean

 35 Kim Bum

Kim Bum
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

Kim Bum is a South Korean actor, model, singer, and dancer. After finishing sixth in the reality TV competition series Survival Star Audition, Bum landed several roles in television series. He then gained attention for his performance in series like East of Eden, Boys Over Flowers, and Padam Padam. For his role in Padam Padam, Bum underwent severe weight-loss training.

 36 Seo Hyun-jin

Seo Hyun-jin
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Famous As: South Korean Actress
Birthdate: February 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: South Korean
The main vocalist of group M.I.L.K, Seo Hyun-jin saw a watershed moment in her career when she appeared in The Sound of Music, followed by various appearances in number of films and television series. She gained immense popularity when she starred in Another Miss Oh, after which there was no looking back. 

 37 Lee Joon

Lee Joon
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Korean

 38 Kangin

Kangin (Kim Young-woon)
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: South Korean

Kangin is a South Korean actor, singer, radio personality, and television host. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band Super Junior, although he is no longer part of the band. Over the years, Kangin has won prestigious awards, such as an MBC Entertainment Award, MBC Drama Award, and Seoul Webfest Award.

 39 Nam Woo-hyun

Nam Woo-hyun
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: February 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Korean

 40 SE7EN

SE7EN
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South Korean

 41 Megan Lee

Megan Lee
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 18, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American, South Korean

 42 Eunhyuk

Eunhyuk
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: South Korean

Eunhyuk is a South Korean singer-songwriter, rapper, television host, and dancer. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band, Super Junior. Over the years, he has also been an important member of the band's subgroups, namely Super Junior-H, Super Junior-T, Super Junior-D&E, and Super Junior-M.

 43 Eun Ji-won

Eun Ji-won
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: June 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: South Korean

 44 Im Si Wan

Im Si Wan
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: South Korean

South Korean singer and actor Im Si-wan is best known as a member of the boy band ZE:A. He has also starred in movies such as The Attorney and series such as Misaeng: Incomplete Life. He has won honors such as the Baeksang Arts Award and the MBC Entertainment Award.

 45 Kim Joon

Kim Joon
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: February 3, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South Korean

 46 Yong Jun-hyung

Yong Jun-hyung
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: South Korean

 47 Yoon Jong shin

Yoon Jong shin
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 15, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 48 Kim Jong-min

Kim Jong-min
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: South Korean

 49 Jung Eun-ji

Jung Eun-ji
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: South Korean

Jeong Eun-ji is a South Korean actress, singer, and voice actress. Over the years, she has won several awards as part of the popular girl group, Apink. She has also won several prestigious awards for her work as a solo artist. Some of these awards include Baeksang Arts Award, KBS Drama Award, and SBS Drama Award.